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Hernando De Soto: 1501-1542

21 minutes 54 seconds

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Part of the "Famous Explorers" series. This Spanish explorer sailed up the west coast of Florida to Tampa Bay, then inland and north to Alabama and the southeast region, searching for gold. He became the first European to discover the Mississippi River.

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Still image from: Sir Francis Drake
Famous Explorers
Episode 1
22 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Hernando De Soto: 1501-1542
Famous Explorers
Episode 2
21 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Louis Joliet & Jacques Marquette
Famous Explorers
Episode 3
17 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Francisco Vasquez De Coronado
Famous Explorers
Episode 4
18 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Henry Hudson
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Episode 5
23 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8